Feb. 4, 2022

539: Apology Not Accepted

539: Apology Not Accepted

Meta stock plummets due to reduced growth, generally being Meta; HitPiece "starts a conversation" about blatant theft; we're really, really over "nefts"; Wordle gets bought by the NYT, nothing changes; Tesla's estimated percentage of defect; Joe Rogan, Spotify kerfuffle continues; gaming consolidation; Super Pumped; House of Gucci; Manifest; Janet Jackson; new Wi-Fi standards; Noom is a scam; IRS, facial recognition & ID.me; GDPR consent popups now unlawful; full-frontal Luke.


Meta stock plummets due to reduced growth, generally being Meta; HitPiece "starts a conversation" about blatant theft; we're really, really over "nefts"; Wordle gets bought by the NYT, nothing changes; Tesla's estimated percentage of defect; Joe Rogan, Spotify kerfuffle continues; gaming consolidation; Super Pumped; House of Gucci; Manifest; Janet Jackson; new Wi-Fi standards; Noom is a scam; IRS, facial recognition & ID.me; GDPR consent popups now unlawful; full-frontal Luke.

Show notes at https://gog.show/539

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IN THE NEWS

Shares of Facebook parent Meta plunge 22% on lower profits

Facebook isn’t growing anymore

HitPiece Wants to Make Every Song in the World an NFT. But Artists Aren’t Buying It

Even Ye hates the NFT

The NFT Art World Wouldn’t Be the Same Without This Woman’s ‘Wide-Awake Hallucinations’

The NFT Ecosystem Is a Complete Disaster

It’s pronounced “neft”

Wordle, the game everyone's obsessed with, gets bought by the New York Times

People Are Downloading the Next 2,000 Days of Wordle

Tesla recalls 53,822 cars because they won’t stop at stop signs

Teen wants $50,000 to stop tracking Elon Musk’s private jet

Dorsey Says Zuckerberg Should Have Focused on Bitcoin, Not Diem

Joe Rogan apologizes to Spotify over backlash and promises to 'balance things out'

Sony is buying Destiny studio Bungie

Dating app Grindr disappears from Apple's App Store in China (updated)


MEDIA CANDY

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (2022) Official Trailer | SHOWTIME

House of Gucci

Janet Jackson

Aziz Ansari Nightclub Comedian

Manifest


APPS & DOODADS

Netflix's 'Continue Watching' queue gets a huge quality of life improvement

This upcoming Wi-Fi standard will give your router motion-sensing superpowers

I found out why metaverse avatars don’t have legs

Why Noom, The Weight-Loss App, Is A Scam

Atomos Shinobi


AT THE LIBRARY

Quantum of Nightmares (Laundry Files Book 11) by Charles Stross


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

IRS plan to scan your face prompts anger in Congress, confusion among taxpayers

ID.me

GDPR enforcer rules that IAB Europe’s consent popups are unlawful

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 243


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